Journal of Business
Administration and Social Studies

Journal of Business Administration and Social Studies (formerly known as Applied Social Sciences Journal of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa) is an scientific, open access, online-only periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is official publication of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa and published biannually in June and December. The publication language of the journal is Turkish and English.

Journal of Business Administration and Social Studies aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level in social sciences and business administration.  The journal publishes original articles, reviews, editorial comments, and letters to the editors that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The scope of the journal includes but not limited to Economics, Business Administration, Tourism, Econometrics, Banking, Accounting, Human Resources Management, International Relations, Finance, and Education.
 The target audience of the journal includes researchers and specialists who are interested or working in all fields of Social Sciences. 

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Advertisement Policy 
Journal of Business Administration and Social Studies can publish advertisement images in the journal’s website upon the approval of the Editor in Chief. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisers have no effect on the editorial decisions or advertising policies.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Open Access Statement
Journal of Business Administration and Social Studies is an open access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work.   

Editor in Chief: Hülya Aşkın Balcı
Address: Department of Turkish Education, Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail:  [email protected] 

Publisher: AVES
Address: Büyükderece Cad., 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail: [email protected]


EISSN 2791-710X